Hospitals honoured for breastfeeding Health

Hospitals honoured for breastfeeding

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with Alive & Thrive on August 26 announced two hospitals as Centres of Excellence for Breastfeeding, including Tran Van Thoi Hospital in southern Ca Mau province and Can Tho Gynaecology and Obstetrics Hospital in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
Hospitals told to update guidelines Health

Hospitals told to update guidelines

Experts have urged hospitals to update their treatment guidelines in obstetrics and paediatrics to help reduce the number of matevrnal deaths and medical errors.
Japanese-funded project improves women’s health Health

Japanese-funded project improves women’s health

A Japanese-funded project on building a health care model for women has brought remarkable benefits for the beneficiary community after two years of implementation in central Thua Thien-Hue province.
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Preference for sons leads to widening of birth ratio

The country's male-to-female sex ratio continued to widen in the first months of this year, reflecting a higher rate of abortions and a preference for sons, according to Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Viet Tien.